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Universities UK, 2023
The United Kingdom (UK) is facing a series of long-term economic challenges. To confront increasing regional inequality, flagging productivity and an ever-widening skills gap, universities and local businesses need to work together better. University Enterprise Zones (UEZs) offer a promising solution. The report, "Our Universities: Generating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Government School Relationship
Universities UK, 2023
This report sets out the findings of a survey of Universities UK's (UUK) membership and is intended to support the sector's efforts to achieve both sustainable growth and diversity in international student recruitment, alongside high levels of compliance with the immigration rules. The survey was completed by 60 of UUK's members, including a broad…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, College Students
Universities UK, 2023
Accommodation is a huge part of many students' experience of university. It's crucial that all students have access to safe, good-quality, and affordable accommodation throughout their higher education. We have developed this briefing note for senior leaders to support good practice in student accommodation, drawing on the insights and experiences…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, College Housing, Costs
Universities UK, 2023
Universities UK (UUK) is the collective voice of 140 universities in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Its mission is to create the conditions for UK universities to be the best in the world, maximising their positive impact locally, nationally, and globally. Universities UK acts on behalf of universities represented by their heads…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Abuse, Higher Education
Universities UK, 2022
This report puts forward practical actions to address economic and social disparities across the United Kingdom (UK). It sets out the evidence of the impact universities are making across three main themes, outlines the potential to go further, and makes recommendations for how the government can work with universities to maximise their…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Educational Opportunities, Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities
Universities UK, 2022
This framework was developed to to support universities in England to identify courses where value or quality might be a problem and act on it. It aims to: (1) address concerns about low-value courses; (2) build public and government confidence in the quality and value of courses; and (3) show Universities UK's commitment to being consistent and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Courses, Educational Quality
Universities UK, 2022
Recognising growing concerns about the incidence of staff-to-student sexual misconduct in higher education, this guidance aims to change the culture of higher education to one that prevents sexual misconduct from occurring and ensures high standards of behaviour and safety for all members of the university community. The guidance was developed by…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Incidence, Higher Education, Behavior Standards
Ball, Charlie – Universities UK, 2022
Some say that there are too many people going to university, and others have spent many years lamenting that they cannot find the graduates they need. What is the actual state of the graduate labour market? How many graduates actually are there? How is a graduate job defined, and how many people are there in them? And what does the future hold for…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, College Graduates, Employment Potential, Labor Market
Universities UK, 2022
An effective higher education admissions system is key to ensuring the stability of the education sector and commanding public confidence in the ability of universities and colleges to deliver the best outcomes for students. Universities and colleges are autonomous in their admissions processes, but these processes are delivered in line with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Admission, Ethics, College Applicants
Universities UK, 2022
Maintaining the value of a degree is a priority for universities. During the pandemic, many universities had to put measures in place to make sure students were not unfairly disadvantaged by changes to their course. This statement details the Universities UK members' commitment to returning to pre-pandemic levels of firsts and 2:1s awarded in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Degrees, Classification, Outcomes of Education
Universities UK, 2022
As the new academic year begins, higher education providers (HEPs) are building on their experience of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic--including key partnerships with public health--to mitigate possible risks of monkeypox. This briefing provides principles for the prevention and case management of monkeypox infections in UK higher education…
Descriptors: Prevention, Communicable Diseases, Public Health, Foreign Countries
Westmarland, Nicole – Universities UK, 2022
At the start of the 2021-22 academic year, many students started speaking out about their experiences of being spiked or caring for fellow students who had been spiked. While it is difficult to know the true scale of the problem, it was widely acknowledged that reporting was far higher than in previous years. In addition to the problem of drink…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, College Students, School Role, Drinking
Universities UK, 2021
This guidance suggests actions universities can take to tackle antisemitism. It builds on the principles of our "Changing the Culture" framework and outlines how the recommendations in our tackling racial harassment guidance may be applied to antisemitic racial harassment. Antisemitism -- prejudice or hatred towards Jews -- is wrong and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Role, Jews, Social Bias
Universities UK, 2021
This guidance has been developed following a roundtable bringing together the sector with key agencies, drawing on behavioural research, effective practice and lessons learned from the past year. As students and university staff return to campus for in-person teaching and wider activities, it is important for universities to continue encouraging…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Health Behavior, Disease Control
Universities UK, 2021
The challenges to education brought about by the pandemic provide an opportunity to take a fresh look at how universities in England can best deliver on access and participation and accelerate education recovery. With John Blake due to start as the new Director for Fair Access and Participation at the Office for Students (OfS) in early 2022, we…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
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